23 December 1914 : Albert Henry Reed Townsend

23 December 1914 : Albert Henry Reed Townsend

23 Dec 1914

Albert was working at the age of 12, his mother a widow, Albert gave up making leather goods to join the army in 1911. …

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24 December 1914 : Flt Sub-Lieut Bernard Osbourne Ffield

24 December 1914 : Flt Sub-Lieut Bernard Osbourne Ffield

23 Dec 1914

Bernard was the son of John Bernard Ffield (an 'importer of foreign produce) and Emma Ivory Beatrice Ffield. He was th…

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24 December 1914: 2nd Lieut Herbert Ronald Farrar

24 December 1914: 2nd Lieut Herbert Ronald Farrar

24 Dec 1914

The son of the Rev. Herbert William Farrar, clergyman and Florence M Farrar Herbert was baptised 14 August 1887, St.Hi…

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25 December 1914 : Pte Lewis Rhymes

25 December 1914 : Pte Lewis Rhymes

25 Dec 1914

The son of Edwin (an agricultural labourer) and Elisa and one of their three children.  Lewis was working as an agric…

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27 December 1914: Lieutenant Robert Williamson

27 December 1914: Lieutenant Robert Williamson

27 Dec 1914

Only son of Dr. George Williamson and Constance (née Gunn) of 256, Union Street, Aberdeen.  Robert went to school a…

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2 January 1915 : Henry Bint, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment

2 January 1915 : Henry Bint, Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regi…

02 Jan 1915

His father was Charles Bint (a general labour born in Essex) and his mother Charlotte Blint. His siblings at the 1901 …

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6 January 1915: Gerald 'Robin' Seckham

6 January 1915: Gerald 'Robin' Seckham

06 Jan 1915

His parents were Gerald Seckham (barrister at law) and Rebecca Mary (known as 'Minnie') (née Adair).   At the 1901 ce…

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8 January 1915 : Pte Albert Croucher, 1st East Kent Regiment

8 January 1915 : Pte Albert Croucher, 1st East Kent Regiment

08 Jan 1915

His father was William James Croucher (a gardener/domestic servant) and his mother was Mary Ann Sharp.  At the 1891 C…

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16 January 1915: Pt Arthur Kemp

16 January 1915: Pt Arthur Kemp

16 Jan 1915

Arthur was the eldest son of former Sergeant Harry Kemp (a wood sawyer on the Whilligh Estate and mother Kate (née Pat…

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18 January 1915: Pte Ernest Markillie

18 January 1915: Pte Ernest Markillie

18 Jan 1915

The third child of six of the John Adam Markillie, Mayor of Camberwell in 1907-08 who had fought under Lord Roberts in…

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22 January 1915: Pte Percy Gernon Boyd

22 January 1915: Pte Percy Gernon Boyd

22 Jan 1915

His parents Samuel Boyd (a book keeper for a shopping company in 1891, later an accountant) and Emma Boyd (née Ker). I…

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23 January 1915 : Cpl. William Gore

23 January 1915 : Cpl. William Gore

23 Jan 1915

He was the son of the William Gore (a coachman) and his wife Ellen (née Owen).  At the 1881 census a six month old Wi…

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